Presented plant is normal size plant of Red Wax Palm, this beautiful palm is versatile in its appearance as well as living habits, it can be kept at any place, it can be planted in any type of potting medium, it does not require special care and look very colorful year around.
Plant Name: Red Wax Palm Cyrtostchys Renda
Plant Height : 30 inch total height, 2-4 plants in group approx
Potting Medium : Soil based potting mix
Pot : Nursery Bag
Red Wax Palm Introduction
Red Wax Palm (Cyrtostchys Renda) is also known by several other names like red palm, rajah palm, wax palm, red sealing wax palm and lipstick palm, red palm is native to South Asian countries like Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. Distinct looking red palm is species of Arecaceae plants family.
Red Wax Palm is an elegant and versatile palm tree that adds colors to the landscape, it has a scarlet to bright red colored crown shaft and leaf sheath, which make it look unique and beautiful. Lipstick palm is one of the must have palm plants because of its stunning tropical appearance. It is slow grower palm and loves to grow in dense groups. Like many other palms it can be kept in bright light indoors or in full sun outdoors.
It grows well in containers and prefers indirect bright light but its leaves will not get burned in direct sun light too. As it originates from the swamps and rain-forests in Southeast Asian countries like Thailand and Malaysia, it likes to be in consistently moist potting medium (Soil or Coco peat). It tolerates to winters temperature up to 10 degree celsius and summer temperature up to 45 degree will not harm it.
For side information, red palm oil contains the highest amounts of vitamins A and E of any plant- based oil. Its dark red color comes from carotenes, such as alpha-carotene and beta-carotene (vitamin A) nutrients that provide color to fruits and vegetables such as carrots and tomatoes. Red palm also contains at least ten other carotenes, including the antioxidants, tocopherols and tocotrienols (vitamin E).